dbExpress driver for Oracle History

This page lists the functionality added in each version of Devart dbExpress driver for Oracle. To view the full changelog including bug fixes, consult the dbExpress driver for Oracle revision history.

28-Apr-16 New Features in dbExpress driver for Oracle 6.8.12

  • RAD Studio 10.1 Berlin is supported

10-Sep-15 New Features in dbExpress driver for Oracle 6.7.10

  • RAD Studio 10 Seattle is supported
  • Now Trial for Win64 is a fully functional Standard Edition

17-Apr-15 New Features in dbExpress driver for Oracle 6.6.9

  • RAD Studio XE8 is supported
  • Now Direct Mode is supplied as source code

19-May-14 New Features in dbExpress driver for Oracle 6.5.7

  • RAD Studio XE7 is supported

28-May-14 New Features in dbExpress driver for Oracle 6.4.7

  • RAD Studio XE6 is supported

25-Feb-14 New Features in dbExpress driver for Oracle 6.3.6

  • Now OraNet.obj and OraNet.o files are supplied for C++Builder

21-Feb-14 New Features in dbExpress driver for Oracle 6.3.5

  • RAD Studio XE5 Update 2 is now required

23-Oct-13 New Features in dbExpress driver for Oracle 6.3.4

  • Rad Studio XE5 is supported
  • Oracle 12c is supported
  • Possibility to establish OCI and Direct connections in the same application is supported
  • IPv6 protocol support is added

16-May-13 New Features in dbExpress driver for Oracle 6.2.3

  • Rad Studio XE4 is supported

25-Dec-12 New Features in dbExpress driver for Oracle 6.1.2

  • Rad Studio XE3 Update 1 is now required
  • C++Builder 64-bit for Windows is supported

10-Sep-12 New Features in dbExpress driver for Oracle 6.0.1

  • Rad Studio XE3 is supported
  • Windows 8 is supported
  • Data Explorer is supported
  • dbExpress 4 metadata is supported

20-Mar-12 New Features in dbExpress driver for Oracle 5.1.3

  • Update 4 for RAD Studio XE2, Delphi XE2, and C++Builder XE2 is now required

16-Dec-11 New Features in dbExpress driver for Oracle 5.1.2

  • Update 2 for RAD Studio XE2, Delphi XE2, and C++Builder XE2 is now required
  • Mac OS X in RAD Studio XE2 is supported

15-Sep-11 New Features in dbExpress driver for Oracle 5.0.1

  • Embarcadero RAD Studio XE2 is supported
  • Application development for 64-bit Windows is supported
  • FireMonkey application development platform is supported
  • dclcrdbxXXX.dcp is added to installation
  • The RequiredFields option is added

16-May-11 New Features in dbExpress driver for Oracle 4.90.25

  • Oracle 9, Oracle 10, and Oracle 11 authentication in the Direct mode is supported
  • Case sensitive login and password in the Direct mode is supported
  • Unicode login and password in the Direct mode is supported
  • Client Identifier in the Direct mode is supported

03-Mar-11 New Features in dbExpress driver for Oracle 4.80.24

  • Added support for connection with using Service Name in the Direct mode

07-Dec-10 New Features in dbExpress driver for Oracle 4.70.23

  • Added the UnicodeAsNational connection parameter that allowed sending NVarchar parameters to the server correctly

06-Oct-10 New Features in dbExpress driver for Oracle 4.70.22

  • Embarcadero RAD Studio XE supported
  • Added the HomeName parameter for Delphi 2007 and higher

07-Dec-09 New Features in dbExpress driver for Oracle 4.50.20

  • Added support for dbMonitor 3

23-Sep-09 New Features in dbExpress driver for Oracle 4.50.18

  • Embarcadero RAD Studio 2010 supported
  • Added UnicodeClobParams extended driver option that enables ftOraClob parameters with Unicode values

30-Mar-09 New Features in dbExpress driver for Oracle 4.40.15

  • Added the UseDateParams extended driver option that maps ftTimeStamp parameters to the Oracle DATE data type

20-Jan-09 New Features in dbExpress driver for Oracle 4.40.14

  • Added driver compiled with Delphi 2007 for using under Windows 98

16-Oct-08 New Features in dbExpress driver for Oracle 4.40.13

  • Added full Unicode support for RAD Studio 2009

04-Sep-08 New Features in dbExpress driver for Oracle 4.40.12

  • Support for Delphi 2009 and C++Builder 2009 added

03-Jul-08 New Features in dbExpress driver for Oracle 4.20.9

  • Added support of the RowSetSize parameter under RAD Studio 2007

12-Dec-07 New Features in dbExpress driver for Oracle 4.20.6

  • Added support for opening TSQLDataSet with DbxCommandType = DbxMetaData
  • Added the DbxOdaDriverLoader unit in DbxOda Source Code edition to enable embedding the driver into applications

10-Oct-07 New Features in dbExpress driver for Oracle 4.20.4

  • CodeGear RAD Studio 2007 supported

06-Jul-07 New Features in dbExpress driver for Oracle 4.00.2

  • Complete support for dbExpress version 4 in Delphi 2007 for Win32 and C++Builder 2007 added
  • General performance improved

03-Apr-07 New Features in dbExpress driver for Oracle 3.20.9

  • Added limited support for Delphi 2007 for Win32

31-Aug-06 New Features in dbExpress driver for Oracle 3.10.5

  • Added support for Turbo Delphi, Turbo Delphi for .NET and Turbo C++

02-Feb-06 New Features in dbExpress driver for Oracle 3.00.1

  • Delphi 2006 supported
  • Unicode support with coUseUnicode added (Delphi 2006)

6-Jul-05 New Features in dbExpress driver for Oracle 2.50.5

  • Support of poFetchBlobsOnDemand option of TDataSetProvider added

13-May-05 New Features in dbExpress driver for Oracle 2.50.4

  • Additional Prepared option added to TSQLConnection

12-Apr-05 New Features in dbExpress driver for Oracle 2.50.3

  • Performance of LOBs for Net option improved (6554)

27-Jan-05 New Features in dbExpress driver for Oracle 2.50.1

  • Delphi 2005 supported
  • Performance of Net option improved
  • ARRAY fields supported

31-Aug-04 New Features in dbExpress driver for Oracle 2.10.0

  • Ability to re-establish failed connection before executing query added
  • Ability to configure type of fields using SmallIntPrecision, IntegerPrecision, FloatPrecision, BCDPrecision added
  • Ability to trace SQL statements longer then 1024 with TSQLMonitor added
  • New time trial limitation

30-Jun-04 New Features in dbExpress driver for Oracle 2.05

  • coIntegerPrecision, coSmallIntPrecision parameters added

14-May-04 New Features in dbExpress driver for Oracle 2.00

  • Support for Delphi 8 added
  • Oracle 10g support added
  • Character conversion supported in Oracle 9i with Net option
  • Unicode character data supported with Net option
  • Performance improved

28-Oct-03 New Features in dbExpress driver for Oracle 1.89

  • Additional option Charset to TCRSQLConnection available(3598)
  • Additional option RoleName to TCRSQLConnection available

17-Oct-03 New Features in dbExpress driver for Oracle 1.88

  • Additional option FetchAll to TCRSQLConnection available

04-Apr-03 New Features in dbExpress driver for Oracle 1.84

  • Additional option TrimFixedChar to TSQLConnection available

26-Nov-02 New Features in dbExpress driver for Oracle 1.81

  • DBMonitor client implementation moved to COM server
  • Additional option CharLength to TCRSQLConnection available

12-Nov-02 New Features in dbExpress driver for Oracle 1.80

  • TCRSQLConnection component added
  • Support of DB Monitor added
  • Design-time packages for OraTools Add-in and DB Monitor added

17-Oct-02 New Features in dbExpress driver for Oracle 1.71

  • SimpleDataSet demo added

02-Oct-02 New Features in dbExpress driver for Oracle 1.70

  • Delphi 7 support added
  • Oracle9 TIMESTAMP datatype support added

04-Sep-02 New Features in dbExpress driver for Oracle 1.60

  • Kylix3 support
  • Support for RowsetSize option added (1710)
  • Additional option UseQuoteChar to TSQLConnection available

12-Jul-02 New Features in dbExpress driver for Oracle 1.52

  • Additional option EnableBCD to TSQLConnection available

05-Jul-02 New Features in dbExpress driver for Oracle 1.51

  • Additional option LongStrings to TSQLConnection available
  • Additional option InternalName to TSQLConnection available

06-Jun-02 New Features in dbExpress driver for Oracle 1.50

  • Driver version for Linux created
  • Source code available.
  • Limitation for trial version added.
  • TSQLMonitor support

15-Apr-02 New Features in dbExpress driver for Oracle 1.14

  • Driver in NET mode can work with stored procedures now. (0932)

08-Apr-02 New Features in dbExpress driver for Oracle 1.13

  • NET option is added to Demos. (0934)
  • Server name edit is added to Demos. (0935)

23-Mar-02 New Features in dbExpress driver for Oracle 1.12

  • Metadata queries modified for compatibility with Oracle below 8i. (0819)

28-Jan-02 First release of dbExpress driver for Oracle 1.00